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Dany Thivierge commented on luke cooke's blog post Is DIY Dead?
"I see this as a cycle...
What we have built over the last 10 years is now mature enough, reliable enough, stable enough, cheap enough to be put in off the shelf products.  This is a great news as it shows how much we all accomplished. 
Now I see the…"
Oct 19, 2016
Dany Thivierge commented on Gary Mortimer's blog post New Phantom?
"correction Denny, the V2 Phantoms (Phantom 2 and Phantom 2 Vision + latest revision) 
has better motors (more efficient and higher quality) 
better compass (or at least the enclosure) 
improved radio with trainer port and relocated camera pitch…"
Nov 12, 2014
Dany Thivierge commented on Bertrand Duchiron's blog post New federals requirements for Canadian UAV pilot
"Rob, when is the last time you checked on your delays? 
It is true that the initial SFOC takes a while... 20+ days is accurate. 
My customers are reporting Subsequent SFOC to only take on average 3 days (depends on the region, some provinces are…"
Oct 14, 2014
Dany Thivierge commented on Kelly Miller's blog post Screamy: A durable lost UAV alarm
"I would really like to back you up and officially distribute them in Canada... but looks like you have it setup for US only.... let me help you! 

Sep 18, 2014
Dany Thivierge commented on Scott Penrose's blog post How drones and UAVs are already affecting construction jobstites
"Yes and this is a key job that our OB-6 is doing... a lot of land survey and mapping.  All because of the amazing work done here. 
(oh and the other hot current application of my Industrial copter is agriculture monitoring, search and…"
Sep 18, 2014
Dany Thivierge commented on Oscar Avellaneda-Cruz's blog post Lost Developer Edition Iris on ebay...
"and it's not the latest Iris + edition... :)  "
Sep 10, 2014
Dany Thivierge commented on Chris Anderson's blog post Richard Branson invests in 3DR, drones invade Necker Island
"Wow when I see post like this it makes me feel very special and privileged to work with 3DR for so many years. 
Getting their products over here in Canada is always a pleasure and yes of course we will carry the Iris + (currently testing one!!)…"
Sep 9, 2014
Dany Thivierge commented on Andrey Hanin's blog post Creating 3D models using Pix4D, UgCS and DJI Phantom 2
"yes many of my customers are also using Pix4D for land surveys... really impressive! 
got some pictures of it in action on my mapping/survey/search and rescue Hexa page


Every time a…"
Aug 6, 2014
Dany Thivierge commented on Bill Bonney's blog post APM Planner 2.0.13 released (was 2.0.12/11 released)
"well if I am not mistaking it is a function that was done on the droidplanner for android to use the tlogs to alway indicate last known location (and log it in a timeline form) so at any moment you can click on that position and launch a "locator"…"
Jul 7, 2014
Dany Thivierge commented on Bill Bonney's blog post APM Planner 2.0.13 released (was 2.0.12/11 released)
"When will the "Locator" be integrated?  I've seen it working and it sure looks nice and a very needed function! "
Jul 7, 2014
Dany Thivierge commented on Chris Anderson's blog post How to do one-button 3D mapping with the new DroidPlanner
"Great update team! 
Would be fun to have an option to set the camera to either point to center (default) point outside (makes interesting shots) or follow flight path...  "
Jun 27, 2014
Dany Thivierge commented on edupin's blog post The Great Drone Escape, a movie by Dronestagr.am
"not fair to grab all these video (not owned by them) and mash them together ok there is proper credits at the end but wonder if they all agreed... "
Jun 16, 2014
Dany Thivierge commented on Dany Thivierge's blog post Casting for a Drone TV/Internet Series...
"oh and because we live on social media ... 
Here is a link to the Numan Films Facebook page which might make life easier for posting https://www.facebook.com/NumanFilms?ref=hl"
Jun 4, 2014
Dany Thivierge posted a blog post
Hey guys and girls, I was approached by Numan Films to see if there was interest in participating in a new TV/Internet show around drones... Check out the casting call below and get in touch with them directly. I really think it could be fun! Full…
Jun 4, 2014
Dany Thivierge commented on Euan Ramsay's blog post Some really simple but effective mods to 2014 quad
"Very clean indeed!  Just a quick consideration on the 4 in 1 ESCs... if you are using a Pixhawk not all models are compatible... (got something to do with the startup sequence and delays... 3DR said they were working on a fix but no ETA) "
May 23, 2014
Dany Thivierge commented on Chris Anderson's blog post A Drone's Day at Maker Faire
"When I attended the Montreal mini maker faire there was a lot of demand form the organization and media to get that kind of shot taken... I always refused and also got a fenced area to demonstrate simple take-off and stability (not flying much) …"
May 22, 2014